Qantas Frequent Flyers splash 12.3 million points at exclusive online auction
A handful of lucky punters have emerged triumphant from what seems to have been a fierce bidding war, walking away with chartered flights, a holiday in NZ and other exclusive experiences.
Velocity Frequent Flyer steps up its loyalty game with 7-Eleven partnership
Virgin celebrated its loyalty program’s latest partnership by using drones to deliver “convenience from the skies”, which sounds equal parts exciting and terrifying.
Qantas and Jetstar to offer three days of ‘Points Planes’ once two-way trans-Tasman bubble commences
Alan Joyce has given Jacinda Ardern a subtle nudge to set an opening date for the trans-Tasman bubble with this pending offer.
Flight attendant TikToker deletes video after revealing what happens when a passenger dies
A video of a flight attendant explaining what happens when a passenger dies mid-flight has gone viral, freaking out frequent flyers across the net.
Singapore Airlines provides breathing room for frequent flyers
This story is for all the frequent flyer status whores out there, particularly the PPS Club and KrisFlyer Elite ones.
Virgin Australia snares Qantas’ chief operations officer
In a move that has surely pissed of Alan Joyce, Virgin’s CEO has gone and poached one of her fave ex-colleagues from the flying kangaroo.
Qantas expands its insurance portfolio to the home
After signalling its intention last year, the flying kangaroo has officially hopped into the home insurance space and placed a nice little bonus points offer on the table for Qantas Frequent Flyers.
Virgin hits back at Qantas’ frequent flyer push with “a more compelling loyalty offer”
Virgin Australia has thrown a ‘loyalty left-hook’ at the flying kangaroo, as the frequent flyer battle between the two carriers heats up.
Qantas goes after top-tier members of other airline loyalty programs
Having tested the loyalty of its own customers in recent months with scenic flights, fully-stocked bar carts and athleisure wear, Qantas has turned its focus to those of rival carriers.
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Velocity Frequent Flyer partners with Hertz-owned car share company
Are you seeking other ways to boost your Velocity points than by buying a case of Virgin Wines or signing up for another credit card? Look no further.
You better believe it: Jetstar offers $19 fares, and Qantas Frequent Flyers can now earn triple points
Qantas has also been letting customers know they are entitled to a refund for flights cancelled or suspended due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
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